Onate High School

Onate High School serves 1,728 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Onate High School operates within the Las Cruces School District.
Las Cruces School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

The student population of 1728 students has declined by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,728 students
Onate High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Onate High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Onate High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Onate High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Onate High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
American Indian
1%
10%
Onate High School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Onate High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
72%
61%
Onate High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
3%
2%
Onate High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
23%
25%
Onate High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.43 0.38
Onate High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
61%
Onate High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Onate High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

Las Cruces School District's student population of 25,130 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 66% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,818 in this district is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,031 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Las Cruces School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
1
Number of Students Managed 25,130 340
Las Cruces School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 72%
Las Cruces School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $244 MM $9 MM
Las Cruces School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $250 MM $9 MM
Las Cruces School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,818 $16,798
Las Cruces School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,031 $17,733
Las Cruces School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Centennial High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mesa Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sonoma Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las CrucesSonoma Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 664 students
    1.3 miles
    4201 Northrise Dr
    Las CrucesNM 88011
    (505)527-5800
    1.3PK-5664
  • Las CrucesMonte Vista Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
    1.7 miles
    4675 Peachtree Hills
    Las CrucesNM 88012
    (505)268-3520
    1.7PK-5486
  • Las CrucesMesa Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 602 students
    1.8 miles
    7225 Jornada Rd North
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (575)627-2800
    1.86-8602
  • Las CrucesSunrise Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 459 students
    2.2 miles
    5300 Holman Rd
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    2.23-5459
  • Las CrucesCesar Chavez Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 583 students
    2.4 miles
    5250 Holman Rd
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (505)527-5800
    2.4PK-2583

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